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El Tambó Fest 2018 Night One

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El Tambó Fest, Night One: First-Ever Cumbia Summit of the Borderlands

Five cumbia bands from across the US-Mexico borderlands meet in Tucson to play together for the first time! Two stages host discussion, irresistible rhythm, and dancing for this landmark celebration of our region’s music.

Chicha Dust (Tucson)
La Diabla (Tijuana)
Frontera Bugalú (El Paso / Cuidad Juárez)
Native Creed (Tohono O’odham Nation)
Sonido Cachimbo (Ciudad Juárez)

Hosted by Tucson’s Sonido El Tambó:
DJ Dirtyverbs
DJ Aqua
Humble Lianess

  • 6pm: Panel Discussion with artists, sponsored by Southwest Folklife Alliance and CALA Alliance
  • 7pm: Mezcal Happy Hour celebrating the release of Casamigos' new mezcal, community organizations, and special all-vinyl DJ sets
  • 7:30pm: Bands & DJs begin

Price: $12 advance, $15 day of show, $20 package for both nights of El Tambó Fest (see Night Two)